Business Unit Description AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name. As a trusted source for news and information, AARP produces the world's largest circulation magazine, AARP The Magazine and AARP Bulletin. Information Technology Solutions (ITS) is AARP's technology leader in positive social change and member value, enabling a more effective workforce and globally connecting employees, members, volunteers, partners and advocates to maximize engagement. Summary Are you a software developer who wants to create solutions, broaden your abilities, and apply new skills? Our IT team is advancing AARP's automation and machine learning efforts related to workflows in the financial planning and analysis space and identifying creative ways to automate workflows in rapid delivery, agile and low-code, no-code projects. As an Intern, you will have the opportunity to work across technical teams to apply your creativity and technical expertise to solve challenging business problems. On any given day, you will -Work on a self-organized and cross-functional team -Harness Lean thinking to create a Kanban board -Prioritize the highest-value work -Manage stakeholder relationships and incorporate frequent stakeholder feedback -Participate in frequent demonstrations of RPA prototypes and other products -Contribute in retrospectives to continuously improve how the team performs and communicates We'll challenge you to adopt an agile mindset to your work and consider the outcomes that you desire from your internship. We are committed to your growth and will cultivate your continued learning and development. Soft-skills desired Experience in AgileLean Thinking as well as working in Scrum and Kanban frameworks Strong logical problem-solving and analysis skills Ability to understand business logic and create workflow diagrams Ability to independently manage time and projects effectively Excellent communication skills Documentation Technical skills desired Process Automation (RPA) and Intelligent Process Automation (Appian) platforms Ability to quickly learn new software platforms Experience with Excel macro creation or RPA development tools (UiPath, Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere), preferred but not required Knowledge to analyze log details available in control room after implementing development or testing phase. Experience in programming, SQL and relational databases, and application development Responsibilities Work in Kanban environment using an agile mindset to work with business areas and review candidate processes for RPA and identify potential gaps Assess development level of effort Keep informed of latest technologies and best practices Requirements Prospective interns must be currently enrolled in a degree program at an accredited college or university be considered rising undergraduate juniors or seniors, graduate students, or post-doctoral students and remain academically enrolled throughout the internship. AARP also considers non-traditional interns who are looking to re-enter the workforce or change careers. This may include those who have previously graduated from college and enrolled in a continuing education program. Benefits Offered Internships are non-exempt positions and are not eligible for employee benefits. Equal Employment Opportunity AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.
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